Intelligent App Modernisation

29th October 2019, London

From image recognition to chat bots, AI can add new capabilities to your application previously out of reach of most businesses. In this one day event, Silversands will be showing you how modernising your apps can increase productivity and offer a far greater end user experience. This day is aimed at organisations who wish to create value from existing applications and are looking for expert advice around topic areas.

What will you learn:

  • The concept, benefits and importance of modernising your apps
  • The decision process for selecting the right strategy
  • The AI capabilities of Microsoft Azure and what it can bring to your application
  • How the Microsoft Power Platform can quickly and efficiently modernise your legacy apps
  • How Microsoft teams can enhance the end user experience

Who should attend:

  • Business and technical decision makers

Attendees are welcome to join the morning, afternoon or both sessions.

If you have responsibility to add value to existing applications by providing modern functionality and want to know how to leverage the power of the cloud, join Microsoft and Gold Partner Silversands to learn how.


Please see below for a draft agenda of the day:

09:30 – 09:45 – Introduction


09:45 – 10:15 – Application Modernisation – A look into the future (Microsoft)

We will open with a talk on what app modernisation means and why it’s critical to keeping up with the ever increasing demands of the modern workplace.

10:15 – 11:15 – Exploit the Cloud with the right modernisation strategy – Andy Petty 

Rehost? Refactor? Rearchitect? The app modernisation journey starts with selecting the right strategy for your application. In this session we break down the different approaches and the value each can bring when planning your modernisation programme.

11:15 – 11:30 – Break


11:30 – 12:30 – The possibilities of AI – Ben Briggs

Through knowledge mining, machine learning and AI apps, more and more organisations are leveraging AI to provide better efficiency and forecasting. With Microsoft Azure, these capabilities are now available to any organisation of any size and can be a key part in modernising existing applications. The possibilities of AI session will highlight the ways your business can adopt AI to take advantage of services such as image recognition and search.

12:30 – 13:30 – Lunch


13:30 – 14:45 – Modernise legacy apps using the Power PlatformBen Haynes

Through it’s no/low code solutions empowering millions of users, the Microsoft Power Platform represents a fundamental shift in application development. In this session our resident expert will be showing you how a typical legacy application can be augmented with modern features and processes, all within the Power Platform.

14:45 – 15:00 – Break


15:00 – 16:15 – Bringing it all together in Microsoft Teams – James Mallalieu

Microsoft Teams is the hub for collaboration and is now used by over 13 million people on a daily basis. With many organisations transitioning to Microsoft Teams as their primary work based application, it makes sense to bring custom apps and processes into the overall experience for users. In this session, we will explore how the chat and collaboration capabilities of Microsoft Teams can be extended to delivre modern user experiences that utilise the power of the Microsoft cloud (e.g. AI, Search Bots).

16:15 – 16:30 – Q&A


Complimentary offer of a half day consultation

As part of participation at this exclusive event, each company represented is entitled to a free 1/2 day with one of our expert consultants to discuss a related topic.

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Intelligent App Modernisation

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Cavendish Venues. 1 America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB
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